Tag: constitutional convention

Rewriting Maryland constitution is up to voters, but not many know

While candidates dominate the news, a ballot question that could make a bigger difference than any one politician is at the bottom of this year’s ballot.

Voters are being asked whether Maryland should call a convention in order to revamp the state’s constitution, a question the document itself requires be on the ballot every 20 years.

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Constitutional convention question moves forward

Lawmakers backed a bill Wednesday that would allow voters to call a constitutional convention after November’s election.

The Senate Rules Committee approved a ballot measure that would ask voters this November whether they want to call a convention, after the General Assembly’s lawyer told lawmakers that they essentially had no choice.

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